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carter ~ » cabal install aeson --dry
In order, the following would be installed (use -v for more details):
bytestring-0.10.2.0 (latest: 0.10.4.0)
text-18.104.22.168 (latest: 22.214.171.124)
but i'm on 7.8RC with the newer text and bytestring.... it should detect that!
I realize this is per se a cabal-install issue not an aeson one, but it will impact folks none the less. I hit a similar issue with one of snoyman's packages recently.
I feel like there must be a bug in the cabal install flag explorer part of the solver if this sorts of things are so easy to trip up
This is a duplicate of #177.